Dessert · Seasonal/holiday · Uncategorized

From Your Wife With Love- Cherry Sweetheart Braid

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner you may want to keep this close at hand to share with your sweetheart. It is easier than it sounds, and it is guaranteed to impress even the pickiest of eaters. How can you go wrong with chocolate and cherries?!

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From Your Wife With Love….

cherry sweetheart braidLast week I posted my Chocolate Cream Cheese Danish recipe. My husband “oooo’d and awwwww’d” over it nonstop saying that it was literally the BEST dessert I’ve ever made, and I’ve made a lot of desserts! Up until this point his favorite was my chocolate cheesecake, but he said that this one was even better. While I was afraid that I might over do a good thing, I thought I would take it just one step further and see if I couldn’t make it even just a little bit better.

cherry sweetheart braid4I wanted to add a fruit filling into the pastry along with the cream cheese, just like I generally do with cheesecake, and I decided to use cherry pie filling. For some reason cherry pie filling reminds me of Valentine’s Day, so traditionally this would be the wrong time of year to post this recipe…

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2 thoughts on “From Your Wife With Love- Cherry Sweetheart Braid

    1. It is all about temperature. Cream puffs are super finicky and can deflate if you look at them wrong. Have you tried baking them at 400’f for 10 minutes to allow for the puff and then decreasing them temp to 350’f for about 15 minutes to continue to cook them? They can also deflate if they aren’t cooked long enough. Hope that helps! 🙂


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